grampus

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

gram·pus

noun \ˈgram-pəs\

Definition of GRAMPUS

1
:  a dolphin (Grampus griseus) of temperate and tropical seas; also :  any of various small cetaceans
2
:  the giant whip scorpion (Mastigoproctus giganteus) of the southern United States

Origin of GRAMPUS

alteration of Middle English graspey, grapay, from Anglo-French graspeis, from gras fat (from Latin crassus) + peis fish, from Latin piscis — more at crass, fish
First Known Use: circa 1529

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